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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 22 Januar 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:TACA de Colombia
Kennzeichen: C-204
Werknummer: 19725
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Guayaquil Airport (GYE) (   Ecuador)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Ecuador
Flug nach:Lima-Limatambo Airport (LIM/SPIM), Peru
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 force-landed on the bank of Río Guayas after the right engine caught fire shortly after take-off from Guayaquil.
The three passengers escaped unhurt. One crew member was injured.

Informationsquelle:
» Civil Aircraft Registers of Colombia / Air Britain Historians, 1983
» El Informador 23 January 1947, p15


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Distance from Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport to Lima-Limatambo Airport as the crow flies is 1145 km (715 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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